Immigration Headlines – Feb 29, 2016

Sen. Sessions Endorses Trump

“Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, a leading critic of illegal immigration, endorsed Donald Trump for president at a rally here Sunday where the border issue figured prominently. The pledge of support from Mr. Sessions, a popular figure among Alabama Republicans, gives Mr. Trump another boost in the state, one of 11 voting this Tuesday, when 595 delegates are at stake,” the Wall Street Journal reported.

Tsarnaev Brothers’ Immigration Files Released

“Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev passed the U.S. citizenship test just three months before he and his younger brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, set off explosives at the finish line on April 15, 2013, the Boston Globe reported late Sunday, citing federal immigration records obtained under the Freedom of Information Act. The documents were released after questions were raised over the immigration process that it may have missed warning signs about the duo’s criminal activity,” says.

Why Did Fox News Downplay the Gang of 8 Amnesty?

“A few weeks after Senator Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) joined a bipartisan push for an immigration overhaul in 2013, he arrived alongside Senator Chuck Schumer at the executive dining room of News Corporation’s Manhattan headquarters for dinner. Their mission was to persuade Rupert Murdoch, the owner of the media empire, and Roger Ailes, the chairman and chief executive of its Fox News division, to keep the network’s on-air personalities from savaging the legislation and give it a fighting chance at survival,” the New York Times reported.

Texas Facilities Plan to House New Wave of Minors

“The Berks County Residential Center is not the only family detention center looking for licensing. The country’s only other family detention facilities, which are in Texas, are also working to get certification to hold children. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission recently announced that it will open a licensing pathway for the South Texas Family Residential Center and the Karnes County Residential Center to obtain licenses that allow them to hold families beginning Tuesday,” the Reading Eagle says.

NY Would Let Illegal Aliens Teach in Schools

“New York education officials are defending a hotly debated plan to allow illegal immigrants to be certified as public school teachers. Saying the district doesn’t want to “close the door on their dreams,” state Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia explained those eligible for the teaching certification came to America as children,” Fox News reports.

Tony Blair’s Secret Plan to Flood UK With Immigrants

“Tony Blair presided over a silent conspiracy to change the face of Britain for ever with mass immigration, an explosive book reveals. He ordered his Labour government never to discuss in public the supposed ‘advantages’ of the unprecedented influx. But behind the scenes ministers were instructed to wave tens of thousands of asylum seekers into the UK under cover of their being ‘economic migrants’. Astonishingly, the minister Mr Blair put in charge of borders ruled against deporting failed claimants because it would be too ‘emotional,’” the Daily Mail reports.

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  1. avatar Leland says:

    The Daily Mail link is to a new book about former Labour prime minister Tony Blair. Similar to the Democratic party, Labour in Britain is, and has been, dedicated to the proposition that there is only good in multiculturalism, no matter where the immigrants come from and how many, and if you have to obtain it by lying and cheating, that’s all justified.

    The Labour government relaxed a rule that had controlled bogus marriages between Indians and Pakistanis in Britain to those in their home countries who wished to emigrate to Britain and bring their families. In spite of the critics who said this would explode the number of those marriages, the government passed the new rule. Predictably, as always happens, the critics were right and the numbers increased by a factor of 20. The article goes on and on with similar examples.